Showing posts from February, 2022

Sun. Feb 27 & March Bulletins

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK Weekly Bulletin   Sunday, February 27, 2022.pdf March 2022 Bulletin   Mar Bulletin 2022.pdf Sunday Assignments USHERS - Team  C – Stan Carroll. Paul Spanos, Frank Moutos, Sammy Gianopoulos CHURCH SERVICES COMMITTEE - Team 2 – Gus Kroustalis, Litsa Liontis, Tony Franzese, Jimmy Kalyvas READER – Will Moye MAIDENS FOR CHRIST - TEAM  2 – Lenia Vlachos, Leah Papakostas, Nina Holton, Lilia Vlachos, Ellie Spinosa   This Week at the Annunciation Sunday, February 27, 2022: (Meatfare Sunday) 8:45 AM    Matins & Divine Liturgy: Judgement Sunday & the Newly Canonized St. Ephraim of Katounakia  - · Annunciation Christian Academy hosting Coffee hour Monday, Feb 28, 2022 10:00 AM   Warm-Up America Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:30 AM   Adult Discussion Group 2:00 PM    Kourambiedes Baking Wednesday, March 2, 2022 4:30 PM   Greek School Thursday, March 3, 2022 8:00 AM   Men's Discussion Group 6:00 PM   Paraklisis to the Theotokos 7:00 PM   Orthodoxy 101 Satu

The Falling Asleep of Nicky Hondros

Nicky Hondros September 5th, 1934 - February 17, 2022 It is with great sorrow, yet with hope in the Resurrection, we inform you of the falling asleep of Ms. Nicky Hondros. Nicky Hondros went to sleep in the Lord on February 17, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 5, 1934, in Kalesmeno, Greece to Gregory and Eleftheria Kolokas. She came to the United States in 1955 to live with her uncle and aunt Constantine and Persephone Nichopoulos. She married the love of her life, Chris Hondros in 1959. Nicky was a lifelong member of the Philoptochos Society at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Winston-Salem, NC and served as their president. She loved being an active member in the church, and spending time with her many lifelong friends. Nicky was also an amazing bowler and was proud to display her many bowling trophies. She devoted her life to caring for her husband, daughters, and grandchildren. She was a phenomenal cook and loved to bake and try new recipes.

The Falling Asleep of Serafim “Sam” Georgio Vlahos

Serafim "Sam" Georgio Vlahos October 8, 1942 - February 16, 2022 It is with great sorrow, yet with hope in the Resurrection, we inform you of the falling asleep of  Mr. Serafim "Sam" Georgio Vlahos. Mr. Serafim "Sam" Georgio Vlahos, 79, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. He was born October 8, 1942, in Fithakia, Evrytania, Greece, the son of Georgio and Konstandina Vlahos. He was married to Georgia Tsiogris in 1966 and immigrated to Winston-Salem in 1967 to start a family. He had worked at Reynolds Airport, Lowes Home Improvement, Jason's Deli, Sam's Club, and was the owner of Captain Toms in Thomasville.  A member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, where he was active and worked with the festival. He loved his church community in which he was devoted to his Lord. Sam was always cheerful, bright, and loving, he enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family, cooking and wou

Sunday Bulletin - February 13, 2022

Please find attached our Sunday, February 13, 2022 Bulletin.    Sunday, February 13, 2022.pdf This Sunday is the beginning of the Triodion period..  You may click  here for your   Free   "Be the Bee" Bible Study Guide: Triodion 2022 We hope you have a blessed week!

Sunday, February 6, 2022 Weekly Bulletin -GODPARENT SUNDAY

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK FROM FR. GEORGE'S DESK   CONCERNING GODPARENTS   " Those of you who have been baptized into Christ, you have clothed yourselves with Christ; Alleluia ."   My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, the role of the Godparent in the Orthodox Church is very crucial. As the original Greek term Aνάδοχος (=Νονός / Νονά in modern Greek) signifies, the Godparent is the person who receives in his/her arms the newly baptized infant in the Sacrament of the Holy Baptism. Since the introduction of the infant Baptism, the Godparent assumes the very important responsibility of guiding and bringing up, together with the parents, in a harmonious cooperation, the infant within the Orthodox Church, her Teaching, Tradition, and her liturgical and sacramental life. Along with the parents, the Godparent is charged with the unique and sacred responsibility of consciously and joyfully assisting in the spiritual developm

February Monthly Newsletter

February M onthly Bulletin   Feb Bulletin 2022.pdf We wish everyone a wonderful month! Καλό Μήνα!